Archive for January 24th, 2014

Syria foes to meet ‘in the same room’

January 24, 2014
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Geneva (AFP) – Syria’s warring sides have agreed to meet together on Saturday after a first day of peace talks in Geneva stumbled with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime threatening to walk away.
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Anti-shark devices are flying off the shelves in Maui

January 24, 2014
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KIHEI, Hawaii (AP) — A surge in shark attacks on Maui over the past year, including two fatal ones, hasn’t stopped people from surfing and swimming in the warm ocean waters that surround the Hawaii island.
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Cairo bombings kill at least five

January 24, 2014
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CAIRO (AP) — A string of bombings hit police around Cairo on Friday, including a suicide car blast that ripped through the city’s main police headquarters and wrecked a nearby museum of Islamic artifacts. Five people were killed in the most significant attack yet in the Egyptian capital at a time of mounting confrontation...
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Massive pileup on I-94 kills 3, more than 20 hurt

January 24, 2014
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MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Work continued Friday morning to remove wreckage on a busy interstate that connects Chicago to Detroit that was blocked by a massive pileup involving more than 40 vehicles, many of them semitrailers.
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Bristol-Myers beats sales, profit forecasts

January 24, 2014
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Jan 24 (Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co’s quarterly sales and earnings beat Wall Street expectations, helped by cost cuts and growing sales of its treatments for cancer, blood clots and diabetes.
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Emerging market sell-off spills over to Europe, U.S.

January 24, 2014
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By Francesco Canepa LONDON (Reuters) – A global flight from emerging market assets gathered pace on Friday, sending the Turkish lira to a record low and setting global shares on course for their worst week this year.
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NASA launches newest communication satellite

January 24, 2014
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s super-high-flying fleet of communication satellites just got bigger.
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3 dead in massive Indiana highway pileup

January 24, 2014
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MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — More than 40 vehicles, many of them semitrailers, collided amid whiteout conditions in a massive highway pileup that left three people dead and more than 20 others injured — at least one critically — in northwestern Indiana, police said Thursday.
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Microsoft’s Q2 earnings better than expected

January 24, 2014
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Washington, Jan. 24 (ANI): Microsoft’s earnings for the fiscal second-quarter are reportedly better than market expectations, despite the company’s pending announcement about any replacement for outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.
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Asian shares fall on weak China data, stronger yen

January 24, 2014
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TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday as concerns over weak Chinese manufacturing lingered and Japan’s stock market suffered from a rebound in the yen.
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